How many squares are there in all? Explain your strategy.
24 squares; explanations vary.
Look at Part B. How much farther did Fred walk than Ginger? What number sentence can you use to find the answer?
12 meters; Possible answer:
Fred walks to school. Then, he walks to Ginger’s house to borrow a book. How many meters does he walk? What number sentence can you use to find the answer?
106 meters;
Look at Part C. How many rows and columns are there in this rectangle?
3 rows and 8 columns.
What is the area of this shape? Explain your strategy.
24 square units. Possible explanation: I skip counted by 8 three times to get 24.
What would the area of a rectangle be if it were covered with 10 meter squares? Explain.
10 meters squared. Possible explanation: If the rectangle has a total of 10 meter squares, then the area is 10 meters squared.
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